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5 Star Banquet & Restaurant

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13-15 43rd Ave., Queens, NY 11101 40.751009 -73.94633
nr. 21st St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-784-7444 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    4 out of 10

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Official Website

fivestarbanquet.com

Hours

Daily, 7am-4pm

Nearby Subway Stops

E, M at Court Sq.-23rd St.; 7, N, Q at Queensboro Plaza

Prices

$4.99-$13.99

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Take-Out
  • Buffet

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This late-night Punjabi diner couldn’t have a more obscure location: under the Queensboro Bridge, behind Silvercup Studios, and next to a taxi garage. The cuisine hails from Northern India, and a setting of dim lights and streaming Bollywood videos satisfy the Indian cabbies and clubkids who fill spacious wood-paneled booths into the wee hours. The Halal kitchen works nicely with lean lamb, crisply fried “jhinga” (shrimp), and minced chicken, while whole birds roast up juicy in the tandoor, along with puffy, chewy naan. Other distinctive dishes include the smoky, long-cooked dal makhani, and any of the hearty, savory biryanis. Plus, whatever time you finish fueling, a cab will surely be waiting.

Lunch Buffet

An all-you-can-eat lunch buffet, $9.95, is served every day except Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m.

Banquets
The kitchen turns similar fare for weddings and other events at a glitzy banquet hall next door.

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